Uncommon Lives is a series on famous and not so famous Australians as revealed in records held by the National Archives.
Muslim JourneysAdventure, adversity and opportunity in an unfamiliar land, 1901–75
Charles & Ruth Lane PooleForester and designer in early Canberra
Jessie StreetThe human rights campaigner whose work has left a rich trail of records
Wolf KlaphakeScientist and inventor Wolf Klaphake (1900–67) emigrated from Germany in 1935
Dhakiyarr WirrpandaThe first Aboriginal Australian whose case was heard in the High Court